Greenpois0n Tutorial – How to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, iPad with GreenPois0n
Well, despite all the chaos everyone went through after GeoHot suddenly appeared in the jailbreak scene the Chronic Dev Team has finally released GreenPois0n to public after they have implemented GeoHot’s / Limera1n exploit into the Greenpois0n Jailbreak tool .
You can use it to jailbreak iOS 4.1 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 4G / 3G and iPad. Support for iPod touch 2G and Apple TV will be added soon.
Here is a detailed Greenpois0n Tutorial on how to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, iPad with this tool.
Update your iPhone and / or iPod Touch to iOS 4.1 and if you are Jailbreaking your iPad you will have to update your iPad to the iOS 3.2.2 before you can jailbreak your device.
NOTE TO UNLOCKERS!!!: If you rely on your current unlock, do not update to iOS 4.1 because if you do you will upgrade your Baseband / Modem Firmware as well, making it impossible for now to unlock.
If you have an iPhone 4 you can use TinyUmbrella to update to iOS 4.1 without updating your Baseband / Modem Firmware (instructions here), or wait for PwnageTool which will help you create custom firmware files for iOS 4.1 without the upgrading the baseband.
Step 1: Download Greenpois0n tool from here or link listed below
Step 2: Extract and run greenpois0n
Step 3: Turn your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch off and connect it via USB to your PC
Step 4: Once you have your device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) connected via USB to your computer then go ahead and click on “Prepare to Jailbreak (DFU)” as seen in the screenshot below.
Step 5: Now follow the following onscreen instructions which will take your through (3) three steps with specific timers (2 Sec, 10 Sec and 15 Sec) Basically you will be placing your device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) into the DFU mode.
- Press and hold the sleep button for 2 seconds
- Continue holding sleep; press and hold home for 10 seconds.
- Release sleep button; continue holding home for 15 seconds.
Step 6: Your device is now ready for jailbreak. Greenpois0n will show “Ready to Jailbreak” message, click on “Jailbreak!” button at bottom left to start the jailbreak process and to inject the exploit.
Step 7: Now let greenpois0n complete its process, once done it will show “Jailbreak Complete!” message, at this point you iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch should now be successfully Jailbroken on iOS 4.1 with the Greenpois0n Jailbreak from Chronic Dev Team
That’s all you got to do. You should now have Cydia installed on your iDevice.
Unlock for iOS 4.1 (Old Baseband)
There is currently no way to unlock your iPhone on the latest 05.14.02 / 2.10.04 basebands. If you have managed to preserve your baseband while upgrading to iOS 4.1 using TinyUmbrella, you can use the existing version of Ultrasn0w to unlock your iPhone on iOS 4.1
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Note: Windows users can also use Limera1n to jailbreak iPhone 4 4.1 while iPhone 3G users should use redsn0w 0.9.6 to jailbreak iOS 4.1.